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Roast Rack of Pork with Caramelized Maple Onions

2-pound pork rack with 4 bones attached
yellow onions, sliced
2 ounce s
olive oil
inch fresh ginger, crushed
stick cinnamon
star anise
4 tablespoon s
maple sugar
3 tablespoon s
sweet butter
3 1/3 cup s
apple cider
salt and black pepper
  1. Season both sides of rack with salt and pepper 20 minutes before cooking. Sear in heavy saute pan with olive oil until rack is well caramelized. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In same pan, add sliced onions, ginger, cinnamon, star anise and butter. Slowly cook until onions are well caramelized. Add maple sugar and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Deglaze with cider, adjust salt and pepper to taste and reduce until a glaze forms.
  5. Completely cover rack with half of onion compote. Transfer to roasting pan and place in oven. Cook at 20 minutes per pound or until internal temperature is 150 degrees F. Halfway through cooking time, pour over remaining half of onion compote.
  6. Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
Average: 3.3 (12 votes)

About this Recipe

A celebration of holiday flavors and a spectacular presentation for your holiday table.


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